Winchester CUSD #1 Monthly Newsletter May 1, 2015 Winchester School District is considering a delayed start option to the school day for the 2015-16 school year. The delayed start would only be used on inclement weather days when we could have school if weather/road conditions improved by mid-morning instead of calling off the full day. We would like parents and school employees to provide input on the delayed start option by completing a survey on the district website. Go to the Quicklinks on the right side to find the survey link. The survey will close May 11 th . PARCC End-of-Year (EOY) testing is underway. WGS will be testing 3 rd -8 th grades from April 27 th to May 8 th . WHS will be testing English III & Algebra II on May 4 th & 5 th . The testing schedule is on the front page of the district website. I am happy to report that the County Schools Sales Tax passed on April 7th. There were 428 yes votes (56.61%) and 328 no votes (43.39%). The new tax rate will begin on July 1st and we expect to receive our first monthly revenue within . . .
Wolverine Pride has joined forces with 4Rivers to bring PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) to Winchester! There will be slight changes to Wolverine Pride. These changes were given to students/parents at registration. Wolverine Pride will still model, teach, reinforce and reteach the highest level of behavior at Winchester Grade School. We are committed to empowering all students to meet high expectations by creating a respectful and positive learning environment. Students who demonstrate appropriate behaviors will be recognized with positive consequences on both an immediate and long-term basis. The program will include expectations of: Respect Self Respect Time Respect Others Respect Property Each setting will contain rules the students will follow to meet these expectations. Students have been taught the rules through modeling and instruction. Reinforcement of the rules are given daily. Click here to view behavior matrix. Default Hyperlink Text In connection with Wolverine Pride, we use "Check-in/Check-out" (CICO). This program . . .
1.) Each senior may request up to three official transcripts to be sent out by the Guidance Counselor on their behalf. 2.) Each senior will be provided with one "student issued" transcript upon graduation. 3.) A fee of $5.00 per request will be charged after a student graduates. 4.) Normal processing time is 14 business days. Adopted: October 12, 2007